Pi Kappa Phi alumnus takes title in 2019 World Pool Championship

A Pi Kappa Phi alumnus and his teammates are among the top recreational billiard players in the country and they now how a title to prove it.

Jonathan Grant, an alumnus of the Beta Omicron Chapter of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity at Northwestern State University, and his teammates took home the 2019 Team Captains Championship title at the World Pool Championships in Las Vegas on August 16, 2019.

Their league team, ‘Suspect & Bad Decisions,’ of Shreveport, Louisiana, consisted of Grant, Pam Allen, and Jeri Little. The trio competed against ‘Make It Happen Cap’N’ of Fort Worth, Texas.

“Teams play lowest skill level to highest and alternate between 8-Ball and 9-Ball Rosters that can have up to five players, with three competing in a match.”

In addition to the title, the winning team took home trophies and $10,000.

The American Poolplayers Association (APA) event was recognized in 2010 by Guinness World Records as the World’s Largest Pool Tournament.

According to its website, the APA has grown to nearly 250,000 members and boasts more members than all other national leagues combined.

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